CZ strategy

Czech NOC gets the “sustainability ball” rolling with its new Sustainability Strategy

Another major milestone in the area of sustainability in sport, this time for the Czech Olympic Committee, was the approval, by its Executive Committee of the Implementation Plan putting in practice…

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Team meeting

Resting on their laurels? Not a question for the ASAP Team

With most of the project outputs published and eight month remaining until the end of the project, one could think that the ASAP Team would take a breather to contemplate about the job well done. Yet…

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ASAP Roadmap to help sport organisations on their journey towards sustainability

“We need to act (boldly), innovate (broadly), and implement (equitably). It’s going to take all of us. All in. Businesses, governments, and citizens — everyone accounted for, and everyone accountable…

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SK Sust strategy

Slovak NOC's Sustainability Strategy Adopted

December 2021 marks the end of the second year of the ASAP project. And what a year it was! Despite the global pandemics-related restrictions and challenges that the sport sector had to face this…

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The value of communications and innovation highlighted at the 5th ASAP team meeting

Arriving to the Danish House of Sport in Copenhagen felt like a little celebration. On 11-13 October, the ASAP team was to re-unite face-to-face after 19 long months. Even though the ASAP team…

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DIF Innovation lab awards

Innovation enabling sustainability – from mega sporting events to local solutions

If one were to choose a single word to describe the Tokyo Olympics, “exceptional” would come to mind as one of the top contenders. “Exceptionally” postponed by one year; organised in an “exceptional”…

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Round-Table 3

ASAP project in the spotlight

While the topic of sustainability is slowly making its way on the agendas of sport organisations around the world, in Europe, we have been witnessing a truly exponential growth in interest in the…

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Considerable progress made at 4th ASAP team meeting

With its fourth meeting, the ASAP team has entered the second half of the project’s implementation; one and half years which will be full of hard work, enriching discussions and valuable exchanges…

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DIF’s Innovation Lab leading the way to a greener sport in Denmark

In the National Olympic Committee And Sports Confederation Of Denmark (DIF), we are aware that hosting sport events have an impact on the environment. However, sport events can also be an interesting…

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Sports community in Finland united behind Sustainability Programme

‘Lead the Change’ is the motto and hashtag for sustainability work within Finnish sports. Change towards more equal, ethical, and sustainable sports culture is a common goal for the entire Finnish…

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DOSB strategy

DOSB sustainability strategy - focus areas and step-by-step implementation

The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), a partner and mentor in the ASAP project, adopted its own sustainability strategy in 2019 and is now on the road to its implementation.

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12 SDG

There is no time to waste time: CZ NOC gearing up to tackle the “waste issue” in sport

The issue of waste in sport, and generated by sport activities and events, is becoming ever more important as we witness nature being polluted by plastic bottles, oceans being covered by islands of…

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